Travel Blogs from Memphis
... leeching, "Fat Elvis" scandalmongers right now it would be, "I Forgive You." In the Music Room I overheard people saying Elvis was a witch doctor, Elvis was a luminary, Elvis, he was a philanthropist. I heard Elvis thanking them, thanking all those people very very much. The audio guide was useful. In the Racquetball Building it drew attention to a piano, the last instrument Elvis played just hours before his heart stopped. That's when ...
Thunderstorms in middle of night. Poured rain right when hooking up the car. Couldn't find clip for shield on car so Randy rigged one up.
Drive from Double Springs to Memphis:
Drove AL-278 west; AL-13 south. Almost no traffic on these two roads.
78-West (interstate 22)--very light traffic. What a difference in the road quality when crossing into Mississippi; no more ...
... for a quiet night listening to music, updating the travel diary and reading about everything from Disneyland ride accidents to haunted plantation homes in Mississippi. I have this weird mix of music running on repeat through my head – a combination of Elvis’ ‘It’s All Right, Mama’, Johnny Cash’s ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ and the Carter Sisters’ ‘Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord’). I’ve blurred them all into one ...
... there was no free food inside we decided to give it a miss and keep on our original mission. Well, we didn't really know where we were going so we jumped on a trolley (a very old tram) and rode it to the end of the line, when part way, an elderly ish man, presented us with a rose each and escorted us to the laundry mat to make sure we got there okay. I think that walk and the trolley contributed to the length of time it took us, let's just say I think I could have *nearly* ...
... anything catchy so Elvis is one of my favorites. I found the tour to be fairly surreal. I don't think I really get the whole celebrity thing though. I realize that I create celebrities in my mind to be how I want them to be and that 'reality' doesn't correspond to that image. When you see where someone ate their peanut butter and banana, it confronts the element of fantasy that seems inseparable from the creation of that image. I think I'd rather not know. Still, ...
Other places to stay in Memphis
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $224
- Pass it up
- Not What I expected
- Memorable Memphis
5069 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Great Hotel, Great location
- Loved my stay at this great hotel
- Good for business travelers who don't take workout seriously
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Modern Luxury in Memphis
- "Not terribly impressed; OK but not great."
- Worth Every Dollar Spent
Richwood Home Owners Association, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $99
939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Great hotel!
- Nice place!
- Excellent experience
Southeast Memphis Betterment Association, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Everything I expected
- The Best!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- Great time!
Handy Holiday Community Club, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $59
Midtown, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- Great location, great rate, great staff
- Best part of our trip
- Central location, WiFi rulez!
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $136
- Great place to be
- Memphis Marriott-Downtown
- Terrific Staff. Great Hotel
5795 Poplar Ave., Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Mc Kellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $96
1022 S Shady Grove Rd, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $172
- Great accommodation - a little distance from tourist attractions though
- Good Hotel
- Two Thumbs Up!!
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $151
- Oh dear what a mistake!
- Rib City
- Bad Service, Hotel Noisy
Balmoral Residents Association, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $51
5877 Poplar Ave, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Stay Here!
- Park Place is my Place in Memphis
- A great find! A clean hotel that's worth the price. A
Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $79
- Decent Stay at Affordable Rate
- New owners and convenient to everything in Memphis
- Horrible hotel
Walnut Grove - Shelby Farms PD, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 4 star hotelfrom $221
- # 1 hotel in Memphis
- What's the big deal?
- Won't stay anywhere else in Memphis
1236 Primacy Parkway, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $97
- Wonderful hotel
- Great Stay
- An easy night in a pleasant hotel
Midtown, Memphis | 3 star hotel
- Worst Experience ever!
- Clean rooms, great price
New Pathways, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $106
6500 Poplar Ave., Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $65
Quince - Oakhaven-Parkway PD, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Downtown Medical Center, Memphis | 2 star hotelfrom $195
- Really good for a Hampton
- Great location but walls a little thin
- Good location
6015 Park Avenue, Memphis | 3 star hotelfrom $132